After appearing in Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2, the tiny yellow creature named minion finally getting his own movie with the title Minions. Pierre Coffin who involved in Despicable Me 1 & 2 sits as director along with Kyle Balda.
Though released after Despicable Me, Minions is a prequel to the previous movies. So, for those who missed three adopted children of Gru: Margo, Agnes and Edith, get ready for heartbreak. However, you can still see Gru in this movie. And for the minion lovers, get ready to see a minion galore for 90 minutes.
The story begin with narration about the existence of minion voiced by Michael Keaton. Minion begins as a single cell and having only one purpose which is to find a boss as evil as possible. The search for evil boss was not easy because most often than not, their antic bring bad luck to their employer. Some of minion’s bosses were Dracula, T-Rex, and Genghis Khan. All of them, end humorously tragic. Thus, the greatest villain is rare and minion no longer have hope. Then comes the three main characters in this film Kevin, Stuart, and Bob who sailed the continent to find a new employer and inadvertently accepted to work for Scarlett Overkill, the greatest villain voiced by Sandra Bullock.
The movie brings along laughter inside the theater as expected but not too special. Minions is backed with strong story line. The joke delivered by minions still revolve around their language and their silly behavior. Scarlett’s character accompanied by her husband, Herb, brings a unique color in this movie. But unfortunately, their characters were not explored deeper to give more on the trio Kevin, Stuart, and Bob. Even so, Minions remains a movie that you must watch because hey, laughter is good for the health. And be sure to watch this movie in a 3D version to experience a vivid image.